Episode 17: Pre-Historic Poverty Point – Indigenous Settlement Is Rich With Discoveries

Poverty Point is a pre-historic settlement dating back as far as 1700 years BC. Located in what is now Northeastern Louisiana, Poverty Point was the center of an indigenous culture that spread thorough the Gulf South.

Archaeologists Diana Greenlee digs old things. As the resident researcher at the UNESCO designated World Heritage site, she is leading the way with innovative research into an ancient past. She joins Errol Laborde, executive editor of Louisiana Life Magazine, along with podcast producer Kelly Massicot to discuss the particulars of Poverty Point… Oh yes, we will also discover how the site got that strange name…

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